Iran embassy in Pakistan opens guestbook for martyred border guards

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TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) – Iran’s Embassy to Islamabad has opened a memorial service guest book for the ten Iranian border guards killed last week in a cross-border terrorist attack on the frontier with Pakistan at Mirjaveh.

A number of foreign ambassadors and diplomats in Islamabad and a number of Pakistani officials were present at the Iranian Embassy to sign the memorial service guest book and express condolences and sympathy to the Iranian government and nation over the martyrdom of ten Iranian border guards by Takfiri militants on April 26 in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan at Mirjaveh in Sistan-Baluchestan province.

A terrorist group calling itself Jaish al-Adl claimed responsibility for the deadly attack.

Following the attack, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a message to express his deepest concern and regret over the repeat of terrorist attacks launched from Pakistan inside the Iranian territory, calling on the Pakistani government to order the prosecution of the perpetrators of the attack to preserve and promote the good and friendly ties between the two countries.

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